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City Clerk's Office

14000 City Center Dr.
Chino Hills, CA 91709

Ph: (909) 364-2624


Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Election related documents
The following information is provided as an overview of the election process for a seat on the City Council of the City of Chino Hills.  Elections are consolidated with the statewide general election which is held on the first Tuesday, following the first Monday in November of even numbered years.  Terms are staggered so that three seats are available during one election cycle and two seats are available during the next cycle.  If you would like additional information or are interested in running for election, please contact the City Clerk’s Department at (909) 364-2624. 
The General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for the election of two (2) City Council members for a full term of four years.  

Incumbents:         Arthur Bennett
                            Cynthia Moran

To view listing of nomination papers issued, click on "Election related documents'' link.

The election is being consolidated with the Presidential General Election.  To view all offices up for election, please contact the
San Bernardino Registrar of Voters.
Election Calendar
Jul18 - Aug 12                Filing Period for Nomination Papers
Aug 17                            Last day to file Nomination Papers if extended
Aug 18                            Secretary of State to determine order of names on Ballot
Sep 12 - Oct 25              Filing Period for Write-in Candidates
Sep 24                            First day political signs may be erected
Sep 29                            Last day to file 1st Pre-election Campaign statement
Oct 14                             Mail Ballots delivered to voters' mailboxes
Oct 24                             Last day to register to Vote / Last day to mail Sample Ballots
Oct 27                             Last day to file 2nd Pre-election Campaign statement
Nov 1                              Last day to publish Notice of Nominees
Nov 8                              ELECTION DAY, polls open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Nov 9                              Registrar of Voters begins Canvass of Election
Dec 11                            Deadline to complete official canvass and certify results
The City Clerk is the local election official and coordinates with the County of San Bernardino in conduct of municipal elections.  Duties of the elections official include:
  • Prepare necessary resolutions calling for general and special municipal elections
  • Declare election results
  • Coordinate the candidate nomination process
  • Receipt and process of initiative, referendum, and recall petitions
To schedule an appointment for the issuance of nomination papers, please contact the City Clerk at (909) 364-2624 or by email at        

Voting Options
Voters may return their Vote by Mail ballot to the City Clerk's Office on the second floor at City Hall during regular business hours.  The office will remain open on Election Day, November 8, until the polls close at 8 pm.  

Vote early at the 
Elections Office beginning October 11, 2016
Vote by Mail Ballot the 
Mail Ballot Application is due by November 1, 2016
Find a 
Mail Ballot Drop-off location
Vote at the polls on Election Day, November 8, 2016 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Find Your 
Polling Location - No one may campaign within 100 feet of the entrance to a polling place.

Other Election Information       
The City of Chino Hills had 33,920 registered voters as of July 10, 2016.

The Secretary of State selects a random alphabetic position for names on Ballots.  The Ballot will list all candidates in the order of the randomized alphabet.  California Secretary of State's office will post results of the randomized alphabet drawing on their website at www.sos.ca.gov/elections.

If the number of Candidates is not more than the number of available seats to be filled for an office, the City Council may appoint the candidates to office and cancel the election.